Edison2 shows off an updated Very Light Car EV by exposing its unique frame (hands-on)

We’ve had a few looks at Edison2’s Very Light Car (VLC) project including its gasoline-powered X-Prize winning incarnation, but today’s EV looked a bit different. In an event at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI, CEO and founder Oliver Kuttner sh…


Egyptian court suspends YouTube for a month over controversial film (Update: Google statement)

Users of YouTube in Egypt could face a month-long blackout of the service after an administrative court ruling ordered the website’s suspension. The ministries of communication and investment have been ordered to block the popular video sharing site,…


Weibo services ‘punished’ for Beijing coup rumors, comments temporarily disabled

For a country who doesn’t really do April Fools’ Day, you know China means business when it lays the smackdown on its weibo services. Here’s the background story: about a week ago there was a rumor on the Chinese web about a military coup on one of th…